The Potential Dangers of Using Kratom 

Kratom which is native from the Southeast Asian region as a miracle herb has been in the center of debate since its widespread popularity. Southeast Asian natives have used its healing powers as painkillers, anti-inflammatory medicine, and more. Today, studies continue to prove that indeed provides healing benefits and can be further developed into a medicinal drug.  

Kratom 

Though the good reputation of kratom has been known for centuries and it has been developed into various forms like pills, teas and kratom powder. Recent studies also show that there are still dangers when consuming kratom. To date, kratom is banned from most countries and only those who produce top quality kratom products are seen selling kratom products online. In this article, you will read about the potential dangers of using kratom and how you can be more cautious with consuming kratom products.  

It is not legal on some states and countries. 

Depending on what state or country you live, kratom may not be legal. In some parts of Thailand, though kratom is grown and native, they actually banned the growing and using of kratom. Kratom has been used before as a substitute for opium. The compounds found in kratom is so powerful, it can be addictive. When sold without moderation, kratom can be fatal and can cause tolerance to its users living them craving for more. Before purchasing any kratom products, make sure it is legal in your country or state.  

Mixed with other drugs 

More reasons to be cautious with purchasing kratom and consuming them is because they are mixed with other drugs. Some manufacturers will add a dose of other drugs to improve the efficacy of kratom. There are strains of kratom that do not really have a potent effect, and in order to boost their sales, traces of other drugs are found in various kratom products are found. This can be alarming as it might cause side effects that could be life threatening.  

Kratom does not gel with other drugs. 

Just like any other regular drugs, kratom can have a certain reaction when gelled with other drugs. Some chemical components specially alkaloids do not do well with other compounds. Taking kratom products and at the same time medicating with synthetic drugs can cause intoxication or even death. Our bodies will eventually react can go into shock when compounds do not mix well with each other.  

Severe Side Effects 

This may vary from different individuals, but it is no myth that kratom has uncomfortable side effects. Ranging from nausea, vomiting, and allergic reactions, kratom may not be a good choice for you. There are also reports filed that kratom side effects has caused its users to go to the emergency room experiencing extreme discomfort.  

The studies on the dangers and efficacy of kratom is still ongoing. Experts continue to unlock its potential and isolate its addictive properties to use it as an effective medicinal herb. For now, it is up to us to whether continue using kratom or look for other alternatives. If you are experiencing any discomfort or severe side effects when using kratom, it is best to stop for now. But if deciding to try kratom takes a good amount of caution.